BQ Aquaris U (2016) review
The detailed specifications, photos and introductory video of the BQ Aquaris U (AQU). The list of the competitors most often compared to the BQ Aquaris U smartphone.
The BQ Aquaris U (AQU) smartphone released in 2016. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.
The BQ Aquaris U runs on Android OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Po 3080 mAh, non-removable battery.
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BQ Aquaris U (AQU) specifications
- Aquaris U
- 140 g
- 145 x 71.5 x 8.3 mm
- SIM type
- Nano SIM
The BQ Aquaris U runs on Android OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but the Aquaris U's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.
- Android OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937
- Octa-core, Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A53
- Adreno 505
Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 5 inches LCD capacitive touch screen with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.
- 5 inches
- 720 x 1280 px
The smartphone's memory (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.
- 2 GB
- Internal storage
- 16 GB
- External storage
The camera of the BQ Aquaris U is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone.
- Front camera
- 5 MP
- Rear camera
- 13 MP
4160 x 3120 px
Aquaris U is 3G and 4G capable. This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. The Aquaris U comes with Near Field Communications (NFC) functionality for transferring content with other NFC-enabled devices. This BQ smartphone has FM radio receiver.
- 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- 2G / 3G / 4G
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- v4.2, A2DP
- A-GPS, GLONASS
- FM radio
- microUSB 2.0
- 3.5 mm jack
The Li-Po 3080 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup.
- Li-Po 3080 mAh, non-removable
The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display. The Aquaris U has Dual SIM capability, which means that you can insert two different SIM cards and use them both from one phone.
- Dual SIM
- Official site
The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the BQ Aquaris U, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.
BQ Aquaris U (AQU) pictures
BQ Aquaris U's (AQU) comparisons
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Xiaomi Redmi 4A
ZTE Blade A610
Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini Prime
Samsung Galaxy J1
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